Vocabulary
Push or Pull
Choose the country from the 19th century
Vocabulary 2
Treatment of Immigrants
100
The process of leaving ones home country to live in another country
What is immigration
100
Bad Government
What is push factor
100
Germany, Connecticut, Iraq
What is Germany
100
1882 act that prevented one group of immigrants from entering this country
What is the Chinese Exclusion Act
100
One of the main reasons why nativists did not like immigrants
What is Jobs/Fail to Assimilate
200
a reason that is causing you to leave your country
What is push factor
200
War
What is push factor
200
Iran, Ireland, Indonesia
What is Ireland
200
Disliking someone based on their race or culture
What is racism
200
How long did the typical immigrant ship take to arrive in America
What is 6-12 weeks
300
The process of fitting in with the culture, language, food and dressing of your new country
What is assimilation
300
famine
What is push factor
300
Egypt, Ethiopia, England
What is England
300
Area of a city or town where many immigrants lived, typically around people of their similar culture but not always in the best conditions
What is ghetto
300
First stop of the immigrant experience. Determined whether or not immigrants could enter the country
What is Ellis Island
400
The lowest and filthiest part of an immigrant ship
What is steerage
400
Hope of better jobs
What is pull factor
400
Belgium, Bosnia, Belarus
What is Belgium
400
Form of violent attack or mobs usually carried out by or allowed by the government
What is pogrom
400
Main reason why businesses were more willing to hire immigrants to work
What is work for lower pay
500
a run down apartment that immigrants frequently lived in sometimes with many other families, in small, confined conditions
What is tenement house
500
Better living conditions
What is pull factor
500
China, Chad, Chile
What is China
500
An American born person who was not in favor of immigration for various reasons
What is nativist
500
One of the main reasons why Chinese immigrants were widely accepted at first
What is wealthy and willing to open their own businesses
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